Luwak Coffee

What happens when you combine a mongoose and coffee beans? Apparently you get the world’s best coffee. Mongoose eats (or should I say, “is force fed”) coffee beans Mongoose poops out coffee beans Humans collect, clean and process the coffee beans The result: animal cruelty and really expensive coffee. I love coffee, but I’ll pass…

Suicide Mouse, the forgotten footage…

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to  a story entitled, “Creepy Disney Urban Legends“. I’m not a huge Disney fanatic but I decided to read the article none-the-less. One story in particular stuck with me. It involves a Mickey Mouse cartoon that apparently has the ability to induce madness in all who…

Greg Abbott: Banning Gay Marriage Reduces Out-Of-Wedlock Births

Greg Abbott, you’re an idiot! In a brief filed with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Attorney General Greg Abbott claims that the State of Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage reduces out-of-wedlock births, and legalizing same-sex marriage would make different-sex couples less interested in marrying and having children. Texas’s same-sex marriage laws “are rationally related to the…

His mom must be so proud!

  First thought: WTF is wrong with this guy? Who in their right mind would wear a shirt like that? Second thought: Oh wait, I live in a state where someone can actually walk around in that shirt and have people say, “Hey dude, great shirt! Where’d you get it?” Third thought: I really need to…

Robert the Doll

Stories of the odd and unexplainable always interest me.  One of the oddest stories I’ve ever heard involves a doll named Robert.  The doll, which is said to be cursed, was originally owned by the son of Key West painter and author Robert Eugene Otto.  The family had a Bahamian servant who was said to be skilled…

Only humans should live in cages…

Saw this a few minutes ago… I will never understand the inherent cruelty in so many human beings… From The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa This is Jessica’s hand. She was kept in the circus for 25 years in a small cage with her breeding partner Charles. Circus’s do not treat their animals well and this…